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Turning A Page 

When I was in high school my life changed, as did the lives of many others around me. The experience of my teenage years was very different to most I know. I am told, I am a rare case in all meanings of the phrase. Today a page was turned. The closure was granted. That […]

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Learning To Love Your Mental Health

Today is mental health awareness day. At least the date this post was written is. Today, of all days, it is important to remember to love. To love yourself, to love your friends, to love your family. Even try to love the people that you’re not so fond of. Every person you will cross in […]

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To The Dogs Who Like Chocolate

It is a well-known fact to many that dogs cannot eat chocolate; it makes them really sick and can kill them if they eat enough of it. In light of this, I recently saw a post online about a woman observing the way her dog behaves when it wanted something she was eating. Her beloved […]

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Discontinued Reprise

Sentiment is a very strange concept for me to try and grasp. Rick Sanchez says love is the expression of familiarity over time, similarly, Mr Sherlock Holmes says that affection is a chemical defect found in the losing side. In light of this, I am very guilty of being hopefully reminiscent when I am alone. […]

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The ‘Freshers Fifteen’

When you start university you are plagued with leaflets and freebies; a new chapter of your life is starting where you are equally unprepared as you are ready. You are now an adult but not really, you become the ruler of Pasta Land – finding new ways to eat as many pot noodles as possible […]

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Flying From ‘Failure’

For as long as I can remember my parents and those surrounding me described me as ‘Nurse Lucy’. My younger self would rough-handily take out my mother’s splinters which she had obtained from her gardening escapades, or heavily dress the cuts on my father’s hands from regular DIY without gloves. ‘Nurse Lucy’ didn’t like seeing […]